Veteran actor, Yinka Ogundaisi is dead.

Veteran actor, Yinka Ogundaisi is dead.

Ropo Ewenla announced the death of the veteran actor in a WhatsApp message to members of the Ibadan Film Circle (IFC), a club to which the late filmmaker belonged.

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It reads:

“Today, this morning, one phase of history came to an end. Erin ti wo. The elephant rises no more. Yinka Ogundaisi bid this world farewell at dawn. It was Kate Adepegba who dropped the bomb on my lap. I called Uncle Yinka’s number to confirm and rudely, it was so.”

The veteran actor who was said to have been ill for a long time has sadly lost the battle to the illness.

Yinka Ogundaisi was the next actor to play the legendary Sango in ‘Oba Koso’ after the late Chief Duro Ladipo.

He resuscitated and repackaged the longest-running Yoruba TV programme, ‘FEYIKOGBON.’

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A member of the cast of ‘The Village Headmaster,’ he also authored a crime fiction titled ‘The Charmed Lock.’

His movie credits include – Give and Take, Destiny, Hostess, Ọmọge (Damsel), – Pardonable, Unforgivable, Happy Homes (a drama series once aired on DSTV among others

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